The EITI Board agreed that Peru has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
May, 2019

Reference: 2019-xx/BM-43

Description: see below (add link) for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Where: 43rd Board meeting in Paris, France

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board paper 43-6Public domain:Peru second Validation 2018News item on the decision: to be addedScorecard: Peru's progress by requirement 

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The EITI Board agreed that Mali has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
May, 2019

Reference: 2019-xx/BM-43

Description: see below (add link) for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Where: 43rd Board meeting in Paris, France

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board paper 43-6Public domain:Mali second Validation 2019News item on the decision: to be addedScorecard: Mali's progress by requirement 

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The EITI Board agreed that Albania has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
May, 2019

Reference: 2019-xx/BM-43

Description: see below (add link) for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Where: 43rd Board meeting in Paris, France

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board paper 43-6Public domain:Albania second Validation 2019News item on the decision: to be addedScorecard: Albania's progress by requirement 

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(draft) The Board agreed that Sierra Leone has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2019-XX/BM-43

Description: see below for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Where: 43rd Board meeting in Paris, France

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board paper 43-6Public domain:​News item on the decision: To be completedScorecard: To be completed

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Changes to the Board.

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-41/BC-274

The Board agreed that Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Minister of State and Chair of the Senegal-EITI is to succeed Marième Diawara Thiaw, Permanent Secretary/Coordinator, EITI Secretariat, Senegal, from the constituency of implementing countries as alternate Board member.

Where: 42nd Board meeting in Kyiv

Based on: Article 5, Articles of Association

Public domain: EITI Board members

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The Board lifted Madagascar's suspension

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-40/BC-273

The Board had suspended Madagascar on 1 February 2019 for missing the deadline for the 2017 annual progress report. The Board agreed that “the suspension will be lifted if the EITI Board is satisfied that Madagascar has published its 2017 annual progress report.

The Secretariat can confirm that Madagascar published this report on 29 April 2019 and thus the suspension was lifted. The report also covers the year 2018 and is available here

The Board agreed that Germany has made satisfactory progress overall with implementing the EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-39/BC-273

Description: see below for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board Circular 273Public domain:Germany Validation 2018News item on the decision: Germany EITI leads by exampleScorecard: (to be added)

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The Board approved the updates to the EITI Open data policy.

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-37/BC-272

The EITI Board adopted a revised EITI Open data policy (see Annex 1 of the paper attached below).

The Board-approved EITI Open data policy is part of the EITI Standard and has been an important reference for implementing countries in their open data efforts. The revised policy reflects various developments in the open data field and the Board’s encouragement of systematic disclosure by companies and government. It also addresses stakeholder feedback and challenges encountered in implementing countries as documented in Validation. 

The Board approved the final changes to the 2016 EITI Standard and transitional arrangements.

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-36/BC-272

The Board approved the final changes to the 2016 EITI Standard. The updated Standard will be formally adopted and launched the at the 43rd Board meeting in Paris. 

The changes that were agreed by the Board in Kyiv are indicated in blue, while further edits proposed by the Implementation Committee that were put to the Board for approval in Board circular 272 are indicated in red.

The Board also approved the inclusion of supporting companies expectations (see decision 2018-40/BM-40) in the 2019 EITI Standard.

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